If you decide that you want to get a theology degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 theology schools in Decatur, Georgia. With an overall population of 18,147 and a student population of 27,990, approximately 1,154 of Decatur students attend one of Decatur's schools that offer theology programs.
Decatur's largest theology school is Columbia Theological Seminary. Approximately 71 students graduated in 2010 from Columbia Theological Seminary with credentials in theology.
In 2010, 104 students graduated with a theology degree from one of Decatur's theology schools. In 2009 tuition at theology schools in Decatur was $30,105 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for theology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,513 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many theology graduates choose to work as theologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Decatur, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,500 theologists in Georgia, 300 were working in the greater Decatur area. The government projects that the number of theologists in Decatur will increase by 28% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for theologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a theologist in Decatur is $49,020 per year, which is higher than the average for theologists state-wide.